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Mon, 23 May 2022 06:05:01 GMT
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, May 23
MANILA -- A ferry with 124 passengers and 10 crew members on board caught fire on Monday while traveling to a town in Quezon province on the main Luzon island, leaving at least seven dead, a spokesperson for the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said. Com...

Mon, 23 May 2022 05:05:01 GMT
Cambodia urges people to be vigilant, alert over monkeypox
PHNOM PENH, May 23 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia on Monday called on people to be vigilant and alert over the recent outbreak of the monkeypox virus in some parts of the world, although no cases have been detected in the kingdom. "Monkeypox is another emergin...

Sun, 22 May 2022 16:05:05 GMT
Vietnam wins men's soccer gold medal at SEA Games
HANOI, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam, host of the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), won the men's soccer gold medal after beating Thailand 1-0 in the final here on Sunday night. Forward Nham Manh Dung sealed the victory for Vietnam's natio...

Sun, 22 May 2022 11:44:01 GMT
Vietnam reports 1,319 new COVID-19 cases
HANOI, May 22 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded 1,319 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday, down by 138 from Saturday, according to its ministry of health. All the new infections were domestically-transmitted in 42 provinces and cities. The Vietnamese capital Han...

Sun, 22 May 2022 02:05:21 GMT
Asia Album: Cambodia takes measures to save rare Royal Turtle
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Sun, 22 May 2022 01:55:10 GMT
Looking beyond China, Apple plans ramping up production in India, Southeast Asia: Report
Washington [US], May 22 (ANI): Battered by Beijing's strict anti-COVID measures, Apple Inc has told some of its contract manufacturers that it wants to increase the production outside China, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar wi...

Sat, 21 May 2022 23:52:11 GMT
Woodside's fossil fuel focus could push our climate over the edge
Climate polluter Woodside is building its business strategy around the absurd notion that the very thing driving the climate crisis should continue as part of the emergency response, writes David Ritter.THIS WEEK a group of executives, politicians, l...

Sat, 21 May 2022 16:05:13 GMT
Land-sea train from China to Laos launched with faster clearance
CHONGQING, May 21 (Xinhua) -- An international rail-sea freight train left southwest China's Chongqing Municipality Saturday for Vientiane in Laos, with customs clearance faster than ever. The train loaded with local food from Chongqing and agricultu...

Sat, 21 May 2022 12:05:01 GMT
Vietnam reports 1,457 new COVID-19 cases
HANOI, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded 1,457 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday, down by 130 from Friday, according to its Ministry of Health. All the new infections were domestically transmitted in 43 provinces and cities. The Vietnamese capital Han...

Sat, 21 May 2022 03:05:08 GMT
Political parties start campaigns for commune elections in Cambodia
PHNOM PENH, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Political parties in Cambodia began a two-week campaign on Saturday for the fifth commune elections, which will be held on June 5, a National Election Committee (NEC) official said. Seventeen political parties have cont...

Fri, 20 May 2022 17:05:05 GMT
30 rare Royal Turtles hatch in captivity in Cambodia
PHNOM PENH, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Thirty nearly extinct Royal Turtle babies hatched in an artificial sandbank at the Koh Kong Reptile Conservation Center (KKRCC) in southwest Cambodia's Koh Kong province last week, a conservationist group said on Friday...

Fri, 20 May 2022 16:05:17 GMT
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, May 20
HONG KONG -- John Lee on Friday thanked the central government for appointing him as the sixth-term chief executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). The State Council, China's cabinet, made the decision of appointment at a meet...

Fri, 20 May 2022 11:44:02 GMT
Vietnam reports 1,587 new COVID-19 cases
HANOI, May 20 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded 1,587 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, down by 128 from Thursday, according to its Ministry of Health. All the new infections were domestically transmitted in 51 provinces and cities. The Vietnamese capital Han...

Fri, 20 May 2022 10:05:01 GMT
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 20
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistani experts are foreseeing a new wave of inflation after the U.S. dollar touched an all-time high against the local currency by zooming past 200 rupees. According to the Forex Association of Pakistan, the U.S. dollar traded at 200....

Fri, 20 May 2022 08:30:01 GMT
Landmines pose threat to over 1 mln people in Cambodia
SIEM REAP, Cambodia, May 20 (Xinhua) -- More than 1 million people in Cambodia still live in fear and work in areas contaminated by mines and explosive remnants of war (ERWs), a senior official said here on Friday. Ly Thuch, first vice president of t...

Fri, 20 May 2022 06:55:01 GMT
Mekong River sees higher water levels this year
VIENTIANE, May 20 (Xinhua) -- The Mekong River passing several countries in Southeast Asia has recorded higher water levels this year after four straight years of low flow and droughts. Over the first four months of 2022, the river level was recorded...

Thu, 19 May 2022 16:23:42 GMT
Vietnam reports 1,716 new COVID-19 cases, one death
HANOI, 19th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Vietnam has reported 1,716 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, including one imported case, taking the ...

Thu, 19 May 2022 16:05:46 GMT
China's Gansu reports trade growth with RCEP members
LANZHOU, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Northwest China's Gansu Province saw its trade with members of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) grow 12.6 percent year on year to 3.85 billion yuan (about 570 million U.S. dollars) during the first fo...

Thu, 19 May 2022 16:05:33 GMT
Vietnam to play Thailand in SEA Games men's soccer final
HANOI, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam, host of the ongoing 31st Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), will face Thailand in the event's men's soccer final. The Vietnam national under-23 soccer team defeated Malaysia 1-0 at Viet Tri Stadium in the northern P...

Thu, 19 May 2022 11:44:02 GMT
Vietnam reports 1,716 new COVID-19 cases
HANOI, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded 1,716 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday, down by 115 from Wednesday, according to its Ministry of Health. Among the new infections, one was an imported case and the rest were domestically transmitted cases repo...

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:55:32 GMT
Xebia announces the winners of its Blog-a-thon initiative in collaboration with Microsoft
Gurugram (Haryana) [India], May 19 (ANI/Mediawire): Xebia, the US-headquartered IT consultancy today announced the winnersof its unique Blog-a-thon contest in association with Microsoft and GitHub. The blog-a-thon was a platform to spread knowledge a...

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:35:48 GMT
China's Illegal Rosewood Trade with Mali Under Scrutiny
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA - A cursory Google search for 'rosewood furniture China' brings up plenty of sites selling the luxury item, but most buyers are likely unaware that their treasured table or chair could be the product of a rampant illegal tr...

Thu, 19 May 2022 08:30:01 GMT
Cambodian, Indian PMs hold talks via video link
PHNOM PENH, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Cambodian Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen has held talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi via video link, discussing bilateral ties as well as regional and international issues, Cambodia's Foreign Ministry...

Thu, 19 May 2022 07:05:26 GMT
What to Expect From Biden's Trip to Asia
WHITE HOUSE - U.S. President Joe Biden travels Thursday to South Korea and Japan - his first trip to Asia since taking office - following his summit with Southeast Asian leaders at the White House last week.In Seoul, Biden will meet newly inaugurated...

Thu, 19 May 2022 06:05:02 GMT
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, May 19
WELLINGTON -- New Zealand released Budget 2022 on Thursday, which will help build "a high wage, low emissions economy that provides greater economic security, while providing support to households affected by cost-of-living pressures," said Prime Min...

Thu, 19 May 2022 05:05:02 GMT
Laos reopens int'l border in north
VIENTIANE, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Lao citizens, foreigners and stateless people now can enter Laos through the international border checkpoint in northern Laos' Bokeo province but must continue to comply with COVID-19 prevention measures after arriving i...

Thu, 19 May 2022 04:30:01 GMT
Laos records 102 mln USD in trade deficit in April
VIENTIANE, May 19 (Xinhua) -- Laos recorded a trade deficit of 102 million U.S. dollars in April, the first trade deficit to be recorded in 2022 after three successive months of a trade surplus. The total value of trade in April amounted to 950 milli...

Wed, 18 May 2022 18:37:21 GMT
PM Modi holds virtual meet with Cambodian counterpart, highlights historical, civilizational links
New Delhi [India], May 18 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a virtual meeting with his Cambodian counterpart Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, discussing the entire range of bilateral issues between the two countries inc...

Wed, 18 May 2022 12:18:02 GMT
Cambodian, Chinese entrepreneurs meet to explore business opportunities
PHNOM PENH, May 18 (Xinhua) -- The 2022 Cambodia-China Trade and Investment Forum was convened in a hybrid format here on Wednesday, exploring ways to further boost business relations between the two countries. Held under the theme "Share Development...

Wed, 18 May 2022 12:18:01 GMT
Vietnam reports 1,831 new COVID-19 cases
HANOI, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Vietnam recorded 1,831 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, up 45 from Tuesday, according to its Ministry of Health. Among the new infections, only one was imported and the rest were domestically transmitted in 48 provinces and ...

Wed, 18 May 2022 10:05:01 GMT
Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1000 GMT, May 18
HANOI -- Police of northern Vietnam's Lai Chau province have arrested a local man for trafficking 12 cakes of heroin, Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday. The 28-year-old man, who is from Lai Chau's Sin Ho district, was caught red-handed on Tue...

Wed, 18 May 2022 08:30:01 GMT
Man arrested for trafficking heroin in northern Vietnam
HANOI, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Police of northern Vietnam's Lai Chau province have arrested a local man for trafficking 12 cakes of heroin, Vietnam News Agency reported on Wednesday. The 28-year-old man, who is from Lai Chau's Sin Ho district, was caught ...

Wed, 18 May 2022 08:30:01 GMT
Vietnam's banks raise interest rates amid inflation
HANOI, May 18 (Xinhua) -- Many banks in Vietnam have increased deposit interest rates by 0.1 to 0.6 percentage points amid the growing demand for funds and inflationary pressure, local media reported on Wednesday. The rates have increased sharply sin...

Fri, 13 May 2022 10:05:10 GMT
Vietnam successfully maintains fiscal, external, financial stability: IMF
HANOI, 13th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Vietnam has successfully maintained fiscal, external and financial stability, Resident Representative of the In...

Mon, 09 May 2022 10:32:36 GMT
Vietnam logs 2,269 new COVID-19 cases
HANOI, 9th May, 2022 (WAM) -- Vietnam on Monday announced 2,269 new infections of COVID-19, according to the country's Ministry of Health. Ac...

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 10:50:57 GMT
Vietnam draws over US$10.8 billion of FDI in four months
HANOI, 28th April, 2022 (WAM) -- Vietnam attracted over US$10.8 billion of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the first four months of this ye...

Wed, 27 Apr 2022 13:28:17 GMT
Vietnam temporarily stops health declaration for arrivals
HANOI, 27th April, 2022 (WAM) -- Arrivals entering Vietnam via all border gates will no longer have to fill and submit health declaration form...

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 12:19:56 GMT
Vietnam records 12,012 new COVID-19 infections
HANOI, 19th April, 2022 (WAM) -- Vietnam on Tuesday announced 12,012 new infections of COVID-19, including one imported case, the lowest since...

Fri, 15 Apr 2022 11:36:58 GMT
Vietnam begins to issue vaccine passports
HANOI, 15th April, 2022 (WAM) -- The Vietnamese Health Ministry has started issuing vaccine passports from today, 15th April, the Vietnam News...

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 23:34:26 GMT
Minister Joly concludes successful visits to Indonesia and Vietnam
April 14, 2022 - Hanoi, Vietnam - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a successful visit to Indonesia and Vietnam. The visit focused on deepening our countries' already strong relation...

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 23:28:28 GMT
Minister Joly concludes successful visits to Indonesia and Vietnam
April 14, 2022 - Hanoi, Vietnam - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today concluded a successful visit to Indonesia and Vietnam. The visit focused on deepening our countries' already strong relation...

Sat, 09 Apr 2022 17:49:55 GMT
Vietnam reports 34,140 new COVID-19 cases
HANOI, 9th April, 2022 (WAM) -- Vietnam on Saturday reported 34,140 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, including two imported cases, the...

Fri, 08 Apr 2022 23:59:17 GMT
Minister Joly to visit Indonesia and Vietnam to reinforce bilateral relations and expand partnerships in Indo-Pacific
April 9, 2022 - Brussels, Belgium - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Melanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today announced that she will be travelling to Indonesia and Vietnam from April 9 to 14. While visiting these two strategic pa...

Wed, 06 Apr 2022 11:30:39 GMT
Vietnam, New Zealand foster agriculture economies
HANOI, 6th April, 2022 (WAM) -- Vietnam and New Zealand affirmed their commitment to deepening the two countries' agriculture and trade relati...

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 12:19:41 GMT
Vietnam - potential destination for investment in digital transformation, green transition
HANOI, 31st March, 2022 (WAM) -- A forum to promote foreign investment into Vietnam themed "A new era of digital transformation and green tran...

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